The current year has seen a large number of property development announcements, especially in the condominium sector.
Singapore is to stop issuing S$10,000 ($8,000) notes, one of the world’s most valuable banknotes, as it tries to tighten its anti.
Malaysian state investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd plans to take Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) private as the first step in a major restructuring of the loss.
A surge in home-building helped British construction activity to grow at its fastest annual pace LONDON, (Reuters) – A surge in home-building helped British construction activity to grow at its fastest annual pace in…
Telefonica’s takeover of E-Plus gets EU nod BRUSSELS, (Reuters) – Spain’s Telefonica won EU antitrust clearance for its 8.6-billion-euro ($12 billion) takeover of KPN’s German mobile arm, giving it a stronger position in Europe’s…
Tata Steel said on Tuesday it will cut about 400 jobs at its Port Talbot plant in South Wales, around 10 percent of the workforce, as it looks to reduce costs to compete better in the strip products business in Britain.
France has proposed to give India a 1 billion euro ($1.4 billion) credit line to fund sustainable infrastructure and urban development projects, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday.
Sweden’s renewable energy support scheme is compatible with European Union law, the EU’s top court said on Tuesday, in a ruling that means member states will avoid a radical overhaul of their renewable energy laws.
The Vatican bank’s chairman is to step down as soon as next week as part of the restructuring of an institution that has been an embarrassment to the Catholic Church for decades, Vatican sources said on Tuesday.
Gains by aerospace and financial counters helped China shares rise on Monday and during the second quarter, but the main indexes retreated during the first half of 2014.
Asian share markets edged cautiously higher on Monday while the dollar stayed under pressure ahead of packed week of economic data that will test investor hopes for a pick.
European newspaper publisher Mecom Group Plc said it had reached an agreement to sell itself to Belgium.
8211; Euro zone inflation remained stuck at levels last seen during the 2009 recession and lending to companies and households contracted again, data showed on Monday, further highlighting the bloc’s feeble economic state.…
8211; BNP Paribas Chief Executive Officer Jean-Laurent Bonnafe in a message to employees has warned that the French bank is facing heavy penalties following a U.S. probe into breaking sanctions which should end…
A U.S judge on Friday called Argentina’s decision to make a sovereign debt payment in defiance of a court order an “explosive action” and told Bank of New York Mellon to return the money to the government.
Bulgaria’s central bank said on there was a systematic attempt to destabilise the country through attacks on the banking system and vowed to protect citizens’ savings.
8211; In the latest shift away from the austerity of the euro zone crisis, European Union leaders signaled at a summit that they were ready to give member states extra time to consolidate…
The European Central Bank will supervise and run health checks on the Austrian arms of Russia’s two largest banks, giving officials in Frankfurt unprecedented control over their activities in Europe.
Indonesian coal miner Asia Resource Minerals Plc (ARMS), which is battling to turn around its business, named Bob Kamandanu as chairman after investors did not re.
Murphy Oil has agreed to sell its Milford Haven refinery in Wales to oil entrepreneur Gary Klesch, the local member of parliament told a regional newspaper.
Tech companies pose a growing threat to traditional asset managers and the financial services industry needs to up its game to meet the challenge, even though the hurdle of regulation is holding back rapid change, industry executives said.
Shareholders at Tesco’s annual meeting berated the British retailer’s board on Friday for the low share price, poor results and questioned whether the management knew what they were doing.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co and attorneys representing shareholders have agreed to settle litigation over its troubled $11.1 billion acquisition of British software company Autonomy Corp, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.…
BP Plc has asked a U.S judge to direct what it called a “vast number” of businesses to repay hundreds of millions of dollars it says were wrongly awarded as compensation on claims stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Serbia unveiled plans on Friday to redevelop the Belgrade waterfront, aiming to make the capital a tourism and business hub, in a controversial 3 billion euro scheme that will be funded by Gulf Arab cash.
A farmer’s habit of rising before dawn finds Cliff Wallace alone most mornings while a rag-tag army of anti-coal activists camped in tents and tee-pees on his land catch a few more hours sleep.
China is scrapping legal and financing curbs on some foreigners investing in businesses outside the banking industry, the trade ministry said on Tuesday.
China shares ended lower on Wednesday, with losses led by financial counters as a wave of new initial public offerings continued to divert money from existing stocks.
8211; The Indian government partially rolled back a steep hike in rail passenger fares announced last week after protests from allies, highlighting the political realities facing the new prime minister in his…